The Federal Reserve made record profits in 2009, the biggest annual profit in the bank's history -- which is good news for the federal budget. Sam Eaton reports why the Fed was so successful last year.
The IRS says it will require registration and certain testing standards for tax preparers after a report showed many of them to be negligent of tax law. Bill Radke talks with Los Angeles Times business columnist David Lazarus.
The annual Consumer Electronics Show kicks off later this week in Las Vegas, and if the Christmas season is any indicator, it may not be horrible. Bill Radke talks with reporter Michael Learmonth about what show visitors might get to see.
The number of workers filing new applications for jobless benefits fell last week to the lowest level in 17 months. Bill Radke explores whether or not this is significant with Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial.
If you've been in the work force for any amount of time, you have been asked to collaborate. But what if you just want to do things your way? Bill Radke talks with choreographer Twyla Tharp, who wrote a book on collaboration.
The Case Shiller Index reports that in October, housing prices rose for the fifth straight month -- though they're still down from last year. Bill Radke gets more from analyst Julie Niemann of Smith, Moore & Company.